The warm of the sun seems to be nice. The sun’s rays make us feel good, and in the short term, make us look good. But our love affair isn’t a two way street: Exposure to it causes many of the wrinkles and age spots on our faces and is the number one cause of skin cancer. In …

Are you Tanning Safely? (Part 3 of 3) After reviewing the information over the first two parts in this series, it is clear that while there are many ways to get a golden tan, the long term effects may be more than one may bargain for. Whether you are a sun seeker or not, including …

Missed Part 1 of 3? Click  Are you Tanning Safely (Part 1 of 3) Continuing on from part one of this ‘Are you Tanning Safely’ series to learn more about tanning creams and skin cancer. How to Tan? How do tanning lotions or creams work? Certain active ingredients like Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) inteacts with the dead skin cells. …

Are you Tanning Safely?  From a very small age I have been a sun seeker. I loved just lounging around soaking up the sun’s warmth. In 1985 my family moved from Alberta to Ontario. The climate and summer was different from anything we ever experienced before. My sisters and I were at the pool everyday …